Project Publications

Feb 2020
Highlights from the DEVELOP National Program Fall 2018 Term

Aug 2018
Highlights from the NASA DEVELOP National Program Spring 2018 Term

Dec 2017
Automated Mapping of Flood Events in the Mississippi River Basin Utilizing NASA Earth Observations

July 2017
Incorporating Python scripting to conduct geospatial analysis of flooding in the Mississippi River Basin

July 2017
Assessing Southern Pine Beetle Epidemics in Alabama Using NASA Earth Observations

July 2017
Woolly Bully: Monitoring the Impending Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestation

June 2017
Finding the Trees through the Cloud

June 2017
Mapping Quaking Aspen in the Laramie Mountain Range, Wyoming

June 2017
Catchment in the Rye: Conservation in the Chesapeake Bay

June 2017
Linking Managed and Natural Ecosystems Through Evapotranspiration and NASA's Upcoming ECOSTRESS Mission

June 2017
Using NASA Earth Observations to Assess Vegetative Stress of Row Crops in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Fields in Alabama

November - December 2016 Vol. 28, Issue 6.
Addressing Environmental Issues in America's National Parks: A Collaboration Between NASA DEVELOP and the National Park Service

January - February 2016 Vol. 28, Issue 1.
DEVELOP Project Uses NASA Data to Assess Landslide Characteristics in Rwanda and Uganda

July - August 2015 Vol. 27, Issue 4.
DEVELOP Project Uses Satellite Data to Help Control Malaria in Zanzibar

June 5, 2015
Remote Drought Monitoring in the Navajo Nation: Utilizing NASA Earth Observation Data

Feb 4, 2015
Highlight from the NASA DEVELOP National Program Fall 2014 Term: Northwest U.S. Agriculture

Oct 22, 2014
A View from Above: Wastewater Diversion Plumes in Southern California

Oct 18, 2013
Impacts of Snow Water Equivalent on Wildfire Events in the Sierra Nevada

Jan - Feb 2013 Vol. 25, Issue 1.
NASA DEVELOP Students Use NASA Satellite Data to Study Louisiana Coastal Swamp Forests

Mar - April 2012 Vol. 24, Issue 2.
DEVELOP Students Battle Wildfires from Space Using NASA Earth Observations

July - Aug 2011 Vol. 23, Issue 4.
DEVELOP Summer Students Learn Firsthand the Practical Application of NASA Earth Science Research

May - June 2011 Vol. 23, Issue 3.
Langley's DEVELOP Team Applies NASA's Earth Observations to Address Environmental Issues Across the Country and Around the Globe

Jan 27, 2011
North Carolina Coastal Management: Satellite monitoring of Coastal Wetland and Shoreline Changes in Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds, North Carolina

Nov - Dec 2010 Vol. 22, Issue 6.
NASA DEVELOP Students Rev Up Response to Gulf Oil Spill

Sep - Oct 2010 Vol. 22, Issue 5.
NASA AMES DEVELOP Interns: Helping the Western United States Manage Natural Resources One Project at a Time

July - Aug 2010 Vol. 22, Issue 4.
DEVELOP Students Use NASA Satellite Imagery to Monitor Gulf Coast Disasters

May - June 2010 Vol. 22, Issue 3.
NASA DEVELOP Students Apply Science and Technology to Public Health

Peer-Reviewed Publications

International Archives of the Photogrammetry Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science. 2020. Vol. XLII-3/W11, 125-130. Julio Peredo, Callum Wayman, Benjamin Whong, Alison Thieme, Logan R. Kline, Sunita Yadav, Bryan Eder, Victor Lenske, Diane Portillo, Sean McCartney, John Fitz, Perry Oddo, Jason Keppler, Dean Hively, John Bolten, Greg McCarty, and Adam Lyon. Utilizing Landsat and Sentinel-2 to Remotely Monitor and Evaluate the Performance of Winter Cover Crops Throughout Maryland.

Remote Sensing of Environment. April 2020. Vol 240, 111682. Xiaohe Zhang, Cedric G. Fichot, Carly Baracco, Ruizhe Guo, Sydney Neugebauer, Zachary Bengtsson, Neil Ganju, Sergio Fagherazzi. Determining the Drivers of Suspended Sediment Dynamics in Tidal Marsh-influenced Estuaries using High-resolution Ocean Color Remote Sensing.

Weed Technology. 2019. Vol. 33. Issue 3, 518-529. Abhishek Kumar; Christopher Cooper; Caren M. Remillard; Shuvankar Ghosh; Austin Haney; Frank Braun, Zachary Conner; Benjamin Page; Kenneth Boyd; Susan Wilde; Deepak R. Mishra; Spatiotemporal monitoring of hydrilla [Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle] to aid management actions.

Remote Sensing. 2019. Vol. 11. Issue 3, 283. Katherine Hess; Cheila Cullen; Jeanette Cobian-Iniguez; Jacob Ramthun; Victor Lenske; Dawn Magness; John Bolten; Adrianna Foster; Joseph Spruce; Satellite-based Assessment of Grassland Conversion and Related Fire Disturbance in the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Remote Sensing.

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Feb. 2019. Vol. 74. Shanti Shrestha; Isabel Miranda; Abhishek Kumar; Maria Lusia Escobar Pardo; Subash Dahal; Taufiq Rashid; Caren Remillard; Deepak R. Mishra; Identifying and forecasting potential biophysical risk areas within a tropical mangrove ecosystem using multi-sensor data.

Perpetua. Fall 2018. Vol 3. Issue 1. Pp. 1-8. Olivia Buchanan; Man Kumari; Nicholas McVey; Mercedes Bartkovich; Identifying Optimal Regions within New Jersey’s Pine Barren Forest for Urban Development Based on Wildfire Risk and the Wildland-Urban Interface Theory..

Environmental Research Letters. Jan. 17, 2018. Vol 13. Number 1. Daniel Jensen; John T Reager; Brittany Zajic; Nick Rousseau; Matthew Rodell; Everett Hinkley; The Sensitivity of US Wildfire Occurrence to Pre-season Soil Moisture Conditions across Ecosystems..

Perpetua. Apr. 20, 2018. Vol. 2. Issue 2. pp 1-8 Helen Baldwin; Emily Kinkle; Nicholas McVey; North Alabama Ecological Forecasting: Spatial Modeling of the Fragmentation of Local Species Habitat from Increasing Urbanization in North Alabama.

Earth System Science Data. Mar. 28, 2018. Vol. 10. Valerie Carranza; Talha Rafiq; Isis Frausto-Vicencio; Francesca M. Hopkins; Kristal R. Verhulst; Preeti Rao; Riley M. Duren; Charles E. Miller; Vista-LA: Mapping methane-emitting infrastructure in the Los Angeles megacity.

Remote Sensing. Feb. 15, 2018. Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp 301. Yaping Xu; Lei Wang; Kenton Ross; Cuiling Liu; Kimberly Berry; Standardized Soil Moisture Index for Drought Monitoring Based on Soil Moisture Active Passive Observations and 36 Years of North American Land Data Assimilation System Data: A Case Study in the Southeast United States.

Science Direct. Dec. 2017. Vol. 14, pp 724-727. Woodward, B.; Engelsta, P.; Vorster, A.; Beddow, C.; Krail, S.; Vashisht, A.; Evangelista, P. Forest harvest dataset for northern Colorado Rocky Mountains (1984–2015) generated from a Landsat time series and existing forest harvest records.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section A: Physical Sciences. 22 Nov. 2017. pp 1-22. Abhishek Kumar, Patricia Stupp, Subash Dahal, Caren Remillard, Roger Bledsoe, Austin Stone, Christopher Cameron, Gurdeep Rastogi, Rabindro Samal, Deepak R. Mishra A Multi-Sensor Approach for Assessing Mangrove Biophysical Characteristics in Coastal Odisha, India.

Environmental Research Letters. 2017. Daniel Jensen, John Reager, Brittany Zajic, Nick Rousseau, Matthew Rodell, Everett Hinkley. The sensitivity of US wildfire occurrence to pre-season soil moisture conditions across ecosystems.

Frontiers in Marine Science. Vol. 4, Art. 329, 26 October 2017. Trinh RC, Fichot CG, Gierach MM, Holt B, Malakar NK, Hulley G, Smith J. Application of Landsat 8 for Monitoring Impacts of Wastewater Discharge on Coastal Water Quality.

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. Mar 2017. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 34-44. Marco Allain, Andrew Nguyen, Evan Johnson, Emily Williams, Stephanie Tsai, Susan Prichard, J. W. Skiles. A Geospatial Analysis of Bark Beetle-Induced Wildfire Risk Zones in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest.

Marine Pollution Bulletin. May 2017. Vol. 118, pp. 141-154. Benjamin Holt, Rebecca Trinh, Michelle Gierach. Stormwater Runoff Plumes in the Southern California Bight: A Comparison Study with SAR and MODIS Imagery.

Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. Feb 2017. Vol 186, pp. 171-182. Michelle Geirach, Benjamin Holt, Rebecca Trinh, Jack Pan, Christine Rains. Satellite Detection of Wastewater Diversion Plumes in Southern California.

Bulletin of American Meteorological Society. Dec 2016. Vol. 97, No. 12, pp. 2249-2255. Nicholas Luchetti, Jessica Sutton, Ethan Wright, Michael Kruk, John Marra. When El Nino Rages: How Satellite Data Can Help Water-Stressed Islands.

Remote Sensing. July 2015. Vol. 7, Issue 8, pp.9822-9843. Stephen Chignell, Ryan Anderson, Paul Evangelista, Melinda Laituri, David Merritt. Multi-Temporal Independent Component Analysis and Landsat 8 for Delineating Maximum Extent of the 2013 Colorado Front Range Flood.

Geocarto International. June 2013. Volume 29, No. 4, pp. 451-467. Michelle Newcomer, Amber Kuss, Tyler Ketron, Alex Remar, Vivek Choksi, Joseph Skiles. Estuarine sediment deposition during wetland restoration: A GIS and remote sensing modeling approach

The Geographical Bulletin. May 2013. Volume 54, No. 1, pp. 1-23. Jason Jones, Marco Allain.
Nonpoint Source Pollution Risk Mapping for Alabama’s Big Creek Lake

Journal of Virginia Science Education. Fall/Winter 2010. Volume 4, Number 1. Anup Myneni, James Myers.
Applied, Interdisciplinary Approach to Student STEM Training and Development

IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. October 2009. Volume 6, No. 4.D.J. Lary, L.A. Remer, D. MacNeill, B. Roscoe, and S. Paradise.
Machine Learning and Bias Correction of MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth

Inquiro. 2009. Volume 3. Nathan Renneboog, Emily Capilouto, Stephen Firsing, Kyle Levy, Marilyn McAllister, Kathryn Roa, Shveta Setia, Lili Xie, Jeff Luvall, Donna Burnett.
Spatial Analysis of Environmental Factors Related to Lyme Disease in Alabama Using NASA Earth Observation Systems

SPIE-IS&T. January 2008. Visualization and Data Analysis 2008, Volume 6809. Jessica Crouch, Chris Weigle, Jonathan Gleason, Yuzhong Shen. Polar Stratospheric Cloud Visualization: Volume Reconstruction from Intersecting Curvilinear Cross Sections

*Underlined names signify DEVELOP participant authors